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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

4am run....

Yesterday, I had 8 miles on my schedule. It was hot, so I tried to do it on my neighbor's treadmill. I HATE the treadmill and despite an awesome episode of Intervention on the Tivo, I could not pull it off - 4 miles in 43 minutes.

I called it quits and vowed to get up this morning and run my 8 (today called for 4, but I did that last night). Well, I ran 1.5 miles in the rain... until I saw lightening. I raced inside to view the Dopler Radar and sure enough... not just rain, but thunderstorms.

I actually enjoyed running in the rain. It felt great... but I did not want to risk it in the lightening. I should have had my husband snap a picture as I undressed because I was soaked. I decided to stay awake for a little to see if the storm would subside, but it did not.

Hope the storm holds off for tonight, but the rain can stay! I'm off to snooze a little more before the little ones wake... any advice on how to get through a treadmill run... anything more than 3 really turns me off.

7 comments:

Rene' said...

I will be looking to see the advice. I just can't do more than 3 on the treadmill. it stresses me out!

Lisa said...

No advice from me, i can't stand the treadmill.

I also can't imagine getting up at 4am to run!

lindsay said...

You certainly are trying to get those miles in, if only the weather would cooperate! You just have to suck it up sometimes on the treadmill - think about how you want to get this run done and not cut it short. I'm big on playing games with the speed/incline levels, or only allowing a water break every x-miles. Do whatever it takes to get those miles in!

momof3 said...

uhg. the dreadmill. I have heard of women running 20 miles on a dreadmill, but I don't know HOW they stand it!

ajh said...

I haven't done it all summer. Will be back on it soon. Yuck!

teacherwoman said...

Yes, running in the rain is great - as long as there's no lightning!

MomRunningFromCancer said...

Hope you got your run in. I agree - it is great to run in the rain. It always seems a bit weird to head out the door when it is raining. But I have done it many times. ;-)